Ben Affleck and his wife of 10 years Jennifer Garner are divorcing, it has been confirmed.
According to TMZ, the decision to divorce was done in ‘amicable’ terms, and they are now in the process of sorting out their financial, business and child custody issues.
In a statement released on Monday, the couple – who just celebrated their 10-year anniversary yesterday, said, ‘After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce. We go forward with love and friendship for one another and a commitment to co-parenting our children whose privacy we ask to be respected during this difficult time. This will be our only comment on this private, family matter. Thank you for understanding.’
The couple have three children ages 3, 6 and 9. They reportedly plan to share custody.
Affleck, 43, and Garner, 42, have been tabloid favorites in terms of divorce rumors for years … and it is sad that it is now a reality.